On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1946

Historical Events

  • Militant Zionist organisation Irgun bombs the British administrative headquarters for Palestine in southern wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 91 people of various nationalities injuring 46

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDanny Glover

Danny Glover, American actor and activist (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover
  • Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
1946 Highlights

About July 22, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer